Nine sides from six countries will take to the field for the annual Rotterdam Nines tournament, to be held on 14th April.
The Nederlandse Rugby League Bond has celebrated its busiest season in their 15-year association with the Rugby League European Federation, including an expanded representative calendar, youth programme and domestic championship, as well as elevation to voting membership status within the governing organization.
Sweden travel to Holland for the initial Test match between the nations today, three weeks after the Dutchmen’s historic first-ever victory away in Germany.
The NRLB has announced an expanded back room staff for their forthcoming internationals away in Germany (26 August) and at home to Sweden, in Amsterdam (9 Sept).
The Netherlands Rugby League Bond has announced two international fixtures, away to Germany and a debut against Sweden - a match that will see Amsterdam stage an international for the first time.
Following the RLEF’s 15th annual congress, held in Belgrade, the Nederlandse Rugby League Bond has been elevated from observer to affiliate member status, taking the total number of members to 19 - with an additional 14 observer nations alongside.
To celebrate their 75th anniversary, the RAF’s regimental rugby league side undertook a three game tour of Holland, returning unbeaten.
The Nederlandse Rugby League Bond has announced a three-game tour of Holland by the United Kingdom’s Royal Air Force Regiment. The military men will play two combined club selections before taking on a representative side.
Saturday will see the end of the most comprehensive Dutch championship so far, with Rotterdam Pitbulls and Den Haag Knights facing each other in the Grand Final at the Rotterdamse Studenten RC.
Rotterdam Pitbulls begin the defence of their NRLB title this weekend when they face newcomers Harderwijk Dolphins. In the other match to open proceedings, Amsterdam Cobras play host to Den Haag Knights.